2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 09, 2022  
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CJ 220 Special Topics in Criminal Justice (2 credits)



Course Description
A critical examination of the written materials and practical applications relevant to current/critical issues in criminal justice and their impact on the criminal justice system and society. The specific topic(s) vary from quarter to quarter.

Student Outcomes
1. Explain the historical development of the topic and how that development impacts current practices.
2. Describe the social, political and economic implications of the topic.
3. Compare and contrast differing perspectives regarding the topic and their interactions with the criminal justice system.
4. Given a case study, determine how the existing criminal justice system and community service providers respond to the needs of the study.
5. Examine cultural and ethical issues related to the topic(s).
6. Reflect on personal ethical responsibilities related to the topic(s).
7. Create a plan to implement personal/institutional change related to the topic(s).



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